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Pr3+-doped fluoride fiber amplifiers: optimum design considerations
Author(s): Mala Krishnan; Steven P. Bastien; Harish R. Sunak; Vasilios E. Kalomiris
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Paper Abstract

Waveguide parameters for Pr+-doped fluoride fiber amplifiers have been optimized for low and moderate values of relative refractive index difference. A cut-off wavelength of 750 nm gives maximum gain for NA equals 0.1 and 0.2. A pump reflecting mirror etched at the output end of the amplifier gives higher gain at smaller lengths (approximately equals 1/3) in both the small and large signal regimes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1992
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1679, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, (1 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60489
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Mala Krishnan, Univ. of Rhode Island (United States)
Steven P. Bastien, Univ. of Rhode Island (United States)
Harish R. Sunak, Univ. of Rhode Island (United States)
Vasilios E. Kalomiris, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1679:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices

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